Tony Hillerman writes an autobiography, both serious and humourous. He finds himself unfit for the college studies he has chosen and enlists in the Army to fight in Europe during the Second World War. He plays many parts in life; encluding soldier, newspaper journalist, editor, University
Professor and finally as a novelist. His self-story is as interesting and sometimes more interesting than the fiction that he writes. His portrayals of his fellow soldiers, journalists, professors and novelists are so accurate that they come alive in the book. He gives a brief background of all of his books that he wrote and where he found his characters.
This report prepared by Colleen Naqshbandi